Getting Started in Name, Image, and Likeness

For most, participating in NIL is not a handout but rather a part-time job. It requires dozens, if not hundreds, of hours of research, strategic planning and outreach to be successful. Thus far, the most successful non high-profile athletes have taken the initiative in creating NIL deals for themselves.

2023 Spring Training Beach Rosters Announced

More than 150 athletes in the Under-16 to Under-21 age divisions are registered to participate in the USA Volleyball National Team Development Program’s (NTDP) Beach Spring Training Series event on May 19-21 in Manhattan Beach, Calif.

Six Things to Avoid When Talking About Sports Nutrition

Talking about nutrition, especially to young athletes, can feel difficult. Your word choice can make a big difference, and even the most casual conversations can have lasting impacts on your athletes.

GJNC18s Finishes With the Crowning of Seven New Champions

USA Volleyball crowned champions in seven divisions Sunday at the 2023 Girls 18s Junior National Championship in Columbus, Ohio. Wave Volleyball (SCVA) won two of those titles, capturing gold in the Open and Patriot divisions.

Drills for Sports Imports Volleyball Trainer+ and The Vertec

USA Volleyball partner Sports Imports has provided USA Volleyball coaches with drills for use with their Trainer+ and The Vertec.

USA Volleyball Reveals 2023 Annual Award Winners

As part of its 2023 Hall of Fame celebration, USA Volleyball is pleased to announce the players, coaches and leaders who will receive annual awards this year

How Sport Can Help Your Athletes Deal with Community Trauma

TrueSport Experts Kevin Chapman, PhD, clinical psychologist and founder of The Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, and Nadia Kyba, MSW, the president of Now What Facilitation, share a few important ways that you can help athletes navigate traumatic times and become better prepared for moments like these.

Men’s Beach Collegiate Challenge Returns to Stevenson in 2023

The 2023 edition of the USA Volleyball Men’s Beach Collegiate Challenge will return to Owings Mills, Md., and the campus of Stevenson University on Sept. 15-17

An Overview of Name, Image, and Likeness in College Sports

What does NIL really mean and why does it matter? In legal language, name, image, and likeness make up the three pieces of one’s “right to publicity.” Michelle Meyer of the NIL Network shares the basics to understanding what NIL means for athletes.

3 Fun Customizable Noodle Bowls to Satisfy and Fuel Any Athlete

Noodle bowls are one of the most versatile options that busy parents can make to keep athletes well-fed and properly fueled—and most noodle bowls can be repurposed into leftovers for lunch or tweaked into entirely new meals for the next night!